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“The Workplace Is Killing People and Nobody Cares” | Stanford Graduate School of Business
More for the "modern work is not good for you" file. Interesting notion is that the thing that will change this is when people start suing, which is, as ever, depressing.
work  overwork  work-life-balance  business 
4 weeks ago by mr_stru
Ryan Seacrest's secrets to time management and his hectic schedule - Business Insider
Two-line emails, okay. Very, very short emails. A very efficient way to have phone calls. And, I don't, I don't really like down time, so if there’s time in a car, if there’s time on a walk, walking meetings. I mean, I will jam anything in at any point in time so that by 6:30 at night, most of what I'm going to cover for the day is done and I can actually enjoy the evening and have a bite to eat.
ryan-seacrest  work-habits  work-life-balance  productivity  work  routine 
december 2017 by lwhlihu
50 Reasons Why Everyone Should Want More Walkable Streets
Someone with a one-hour commute in a car needs to earn 40% more to be as happy as someone with a short walk to work. On the other hand, researchers found that if someone shifts from a long commute to a walk, their happiness increases as much as if they’d fallen in love.
work  work-life-balance  commuting  remote-work  health 
december 2017 by pjohnkeane
Why do we work so hard?
A thought-provoking dissection of why many knowledge workers work so hard. It’s not because we don’t enjoy it, but because we do. It’s less a job as it is an identity and a community that many don’t want to give up.
work-life-balance 
october 2017 by irace
The Research Is Clear: Long Hours Backfire for People and for Companies
While managers did penalize employees who were transparent about working less, Reid was not able to find any evidence that those employees actually accomplished less, or any sign that the overworking employees accomplished more.
work  work-life-balance  productivity  sarah-green-carmichael 
october 2017 by JorgeAranda
Wer weniger arbeitet, leistet mehr – TagesWoche
> Dabei gibt es auch aus wirtschaftlicher Sicht gute Gründe für kürzere Arbeitstage.
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september 2017 by arnalyse

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